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COMPUTER HELP SIMPLIFIED: Windows/Vista/Microsoft* Internet * Other* Next Tour Stop

WINDOWS/VISTA/MICROSOFT (Fast Links)

10 Ways to Open .Docx Word Files - from Technically Personal
ALT Codes from UsefulShortcuts.com
Annoyances.org for Windows users
Computer Tutorials: Microsoft, OpenOffice and more, from Inpics.net
Conficker Working Group: see if you are infected and what to do about it
Decrypt and Copy DVDs to Your Hard Drive Without Ripping: HowToGeek.com
Karen's Power Tools
LangaList.com  
Lifehacker: Complete Guide to Windows 7
LifeHacker: Get Vista's Best Features in XP
Lifehacker: Prep Your PC for Windows 7

Lilleystone's Windows:Tricks & Tips
Microsoft Daylight Savings Time Help and Support Center
Windows 7 Driver Downloads and Updates: Radarsync.com 
Windows 7 Tweaks from WindowsSecrets.com
Winmag.com is no longer being updated: however, you can still search the archives 
WinPlanet - for Windows information
WordTips - from Allan Wyatt - on Microsoft Word

INTERNET  (Fast Links)

3 Google Tricks When You Don't Know What to Search For: MakeUseOf.com
4 Quick Ways to Download YouTube Videos
from MakeUseOf.com
5 Free Ways to Identify That Song Stuck In Your Head (Mashable)
5 Online Tools To Help You Keep Your New Year Resolutions
5 PowerPoint Search Engines to Seek Out Publicly Available PowerPoint Presentations: MakeUseOf.com
6 Ways to Reduce Irrelevant Results on Google Searches - from MakeUseOf.com

10 Things to Avoid in Social Media - by WebWorker Daily
10 Ways to Use Google Books for Lifelong Learning and Research: MakeUseOf.com

11 Great Hidden Things that Google Can Do That You Should Know from SmashingApps.com
12 Sites to Watch Videos That Are Better Than YouTube from MakeUseOf.com
19 Free Web Services That Keep Saving You Money - PC World
101 Most Useful Websites from Digital Inspiration
Advanced Facebook Search
Anti-virus links: Grisoft, Symantec (Norton), McAfee, Europe.f-secure
Anti-virus check: Go to Housecall at Antivirus.com for an online check free

Bare Bones Search Engine Tutorial
Chat Acronyms: How to Understand, from Wikihow
Cookie Info - see the COOKIE PAGE on this site 
CNET Download.com  
Cybertionary - over 800 terms

Evaluating Information Found on the Internet: from The Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins
Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial - UC Berkeley Library

Google Labs
How to Geek: Setup SSH on Your Router for Secure Web Access from Anywhere
"How to Get Started with Usenet in Three Simple Steps" - Lifehacker
How to Remove Computer Viruses at Home for Free from MakeUseOf.com 
iHateSpam from Sunbelt Software

Is It Down For Everyone Or Just Me? Check here and see!
Learn the Net: Knowledge When Needed 
Guide for Bloggers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation
MakeUseOf.com: Internet Guide for the Movie Addict (PDF)

MakeUseOf.com: Manual for the Internet Audiophile (PDF)
MakeUseOf.com: Complete Guide to Twitter (PDF)
MakeUseOf.com: Big Book of Bit Torrent (PDF)
Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser - download for free! Mozilla Firefox Extensions!

Navigating the World Wide Web
Netiquette Book by Virginia Shea 
NetManners.com: Netiquette - Network Etiquette, Email Etiquette and Proper Technology Use
Netlingo.com's Smileys Page  
Netscape Help
Netscape Unofficial FAQ
Online Media File Converter: audio, video, image, document, ebook, hash genereator files
OpenCulture: Smart YouTube Channels

Orbit Downloader - download videos/music/streaming media from online sources
Plug In to Plug-ins from Bergen Co. Cooperative Library System 
Purportal.com: The Bunk Stops Here - check out urban legends, computer bugs, viruses
Pop-up Control from Panicware - free and to purchase!
SARC at Symantec: learn about latest computer viruses
Search Engines Section on this site 
Search Engine Watch's Power Search
Searching for Information on the WWW
SearchTwitter.com - find out what's happening right now!
Services to Check Whether a Web URL is Safe to Open (Technically Personal)
Snopes.com - check the veracity of internet/e-mail rumors before you pass them on! 
Top 10 Free Online PDF Creators - from Technically Personal
Twazzup - Twitter search "on steroids"
Tweefind - seach English tweets or all languages
Tweetmeme - Hottest Links from Twitter
Tweetzi - search has real-time play and pause feature
TwittEarth: Twitter 3D visualization from all over the globe in real time
Twitter in Plain English (Video) from CommonCraft
Twitter: Literary Tweets - 100 of the Best Authors on Twitter
Twitter: Musicians on Twitter: 100+ Artists Who Tweet
Twitter Search: Flaptor  - search for tweets
Twitter Search in Plain English (Video) from CommonCraft
Twitter: Top 13 Don'ts - Avoid these microblogging faux pas
Twitter: 5 Free Tools for Smarter Tweeting - MakeUseOf.com
Understanding & Using the Internet: Beginner's Guide
Web Search Strategies in Plain English (Video) from CommonCraft 
Web Searching, Sleuthing and Sifting by Anglea Elkordy
Wired Guide's Beginner's Guide to Computer Help, Internet Help 
ZDNet's Downloads: Internet  

OTHER   (Fast Links)

5 Ways Google Can Save You Money from CNN
5StarSupport.com: Free Computer Help Tutorial
7 Steps to Make Computers Accessible for the Elderly from MakeUseOf.com
10 Essential Money Saving iPhone Apps from Mashable
10 Minute Mail - temporary e-mail addresses last 10 minutes
10 Free iPhone Apps to Learn New Skills in 10 Minutes - Mashable
12 Websites to Help You Learn Flash/Action Script: SixRevisions.com 
"15 Control-Clicking Hints to Make You More Productive on Your Mac," from MakeUseOf.com  
20 Best How-To-Geek Explainer Topics
30 Websites to Follow If You're into Web Development: SixRevisions.com
101 Fabulous Freebies from PC World - software & services
Basic Computer Terms You Should Know Before Buying a PC (MakeUseOf.com)
Best 46 Free Utilities from TechSupportAlert.com
Big Book of iTunes from MakeUseOf.com - download in PDF format
Big Huge Labs' Flickr Toys: novel applications for your own photos
Bleepingcomputer.com - a site for when you need some serious help!
BlindSpeak: convert text to voice e-mail and send
Cheat Sheets for Front-End Web Developers: SixRevisions .com
Computer Errors: A-D, E-J, K-O, P-Z
Computer Hardware Chart from DeviantArt: see what you're dealing with
DTXTR: De-Text-er translates text phrases, has glossary
Digital Home DIY from CNET
Doodle - helps schedule events, makes polls. Send directly or not, works with Outlook, cells, FB, more!
Drop.io - file sharing with permanent URLs
Downloadpedia: all-volunteer, free-content software downloads
File Dropper - file sharing up to 5 GB, permanent link
Free Cheat Sheets for Developers: DZone Refcardz
Free E-Mail Reminder System from Followupthen.com
Free Quick References from Custom Guide: almost everything Microsoft & a lot from Mac!
FutureMe.org - send e-mails in the future
Ghacks.net: Teach Parents Tech, Tutorial Videos for Common PC Issues - choose and send!
Hard Drives Failing: BoingBoing
How-To Geek: Scan Files for Viruses Before Using Them
"How To Recover The Photo, Picture or File You Deleted Accidentally" from HowToGeek.com
How to Save a Page for Future Reference
How to Transfer Your iTunes Collection by How-To Geek
Hulu Desktop: watch movies/shows without browser format (Mac/Windows)
iFixIt.com: Mac, iPod, iPhone Repair
iPad Tips, Tricks & Tutorials, Complete List from HowToGeek.com
iPhone Apps Directory from Apple
iPhone App Index
iPhones Talk
iPhone: Ultimate Tips and Tricks from ImTOO
KarbosGuide.com
Lifehacker: "How to Fix Your Relatives' Terrible Computer"
OnlineTechTips: Track original location of e-mails via IP addresses
OSU Pocket Gardener  
PalmSource.com - PDA resources!
PalmSource Expert Guides  
PC Guide.com  
PC World: 20 Things They  Don't Want You to Know!
PC World How-To Tutorials
"PRODUCTIVITY GUIDE for a Computer Geek" from MakeUseOf.com
Random Password Generator - pronounceable passwords
Self-Destructing Emails: 10 free services allow e-mails to expire automatically after specified time interval
Seniors Online Computer Tutorials
Skout: Resources for Designers by Designers
TransferBIGFiles.com - send large files to anyone 
TutorialsDirectory.com
Virus Encylcopedia from VirusList.com: info on malicious software
Why It's Better to Pretend You Don't Know Anything About Computers
Wired How-To Wiki: Add Subway Maps to Your iPhone
Wired How-To Wiki: Copy iPhone to Computer
Wired How-To Wiki: Download MP3s from Streaming Music Sites
Wired How-To Wiki: Secure Your iPhone
Wired How To Wiki
YouSendIt - upload file, provide e-addresses, link to download sent to recipients

ART HISTORY & ART MASTERPIECES

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50 CLEVER TUTORIALS & TECHNIQUES ON TRADITIONAL DRAWING from Smashing Magazine
ABSTRACT ART AND ARTISTS: explanations, samples 
ART AND ARCHITECTURE: The Courtauld Institute of Art
AGE OF KING CHARLES V:1,000 Illuminations; Bibliotheque Nationale de France 
ART GALORE Wilderness Landscapes Gallery
ART HISTORY: A Preliminary Handbook, Okanagan Univ.Coll.
ART HISTORY PAGE ( Voice of the Shuttle)
ART HISTORY RESOURCES on the Web,Sweet Briar College 
ART MOVEMENTS DIRECTORY: guide to major art movements and periods

ARTLEX: Art lexicon with over 3000 terms  
ARTCHIVE by Mark Harden: beautiful reproductions of classic paintings
ARTCYCLOPEDIA: Guide to Museum Quality Art on the Internet
ART SEMINAR: (Electronic Lessons)  Penn State;Lexicon: A-F, G-N, O-Z
ART STUDIO CHALKBOARD for Artists, Students: drawing & painting resources 
ASK ART.COM: Learn about American artists and their works
ASIAN ART: Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection: 3500 BC to 20th C.
AUDUBON'S Multimedia Birds of America: full text, color plates 
BAYEUX TAPESTRY Gallery, maintained by Univ. of Ealdormere
BRUSHSTER: from National Gallery of Arts Kids Zone. Create your own abstract art!
CALLIGRAPHY: Learn How to Draw Beautiful Lettering
CEZANNE IN PROVENCE: National Gallery of Art exhibit
CHAGALL, MARC: Online Catalogue of Printed Graphic Work
CHARTRES Cathedral of Notre Dame: Image Collection
CONSTABLE'S GREAT LANDSCAPES: Huntington Library Exhibition
COURTAULD INSTITUTE of Art: Art and Architecture (Britain) 
DETOXIFY YOUR STUDIO: create a healthy workspace
DETROIT INSTITUTE of Arts: Visual Resources Art Image Database
DIGITAL ARCHIVE OF ART:Online Images,Boston College
DIGITAL LIBRARY for Decorative Arts/Material Culture, Image/Text Collections,Univ. of Wisconsin
DRAWING THE PORTRAIT: Tutorials from Portrait-Artist.org
DRAWING MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES from NYU 
ELEMENTS OF DRAWING, John Ruskin: Oxford

GARDENS OF THE SUNLIGHT: Impressionism

HERMITAGE MUSEUM,St. Petersburg: Highlights, Digital Collection 
KLEE PERMANENT EXHIBITION by Kevin Christian
LAST SUPPER in Detail (Haltadefinizione) 
LOUVRE, Paris: Enjoy Virtual Tours, see the Collections

MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY from Adams to Weston
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM of Art: Permanent Collection
MONA LISA: 25 Secrets of Mona Lisa Revealed (LifeScience)
MONA LISA: How to Paint Mona Lisa with MS Paint (You Tube - see below)

MONA LISA: True  Colors of the Mona Lisa Revealed (Lumiere Technology)
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY Special Collections Watercolors of Fruit

NATIONAL GALLERY of Art Online Tours  Collections  Exhibitions
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART PODCASTS: Audio, video, music!   
OLGA'S GALLERY - ONLINE ART MUSEUM - Over 10,000 works

RIJKS MUSEUM, Amsterdam 
SMITHSONIAN ART and Design 
SPEED PAINTING BY NEXX (Video): Portrait of Young Child Takes Shape
TEN MOST POPULAR QUOTES about Art and Artists from Don'tQuoteMe.com
VERMEER: Essential Vermeer, with over 250 pages

VERSAILLES: Palace, masterpieces, virtual visit with great detail! 
VIEWFINDER English Heritage National Monuments Record - searchable by locality and by feature
VINCENT VanGOGH GALLERY: Over 2800 graphics 
VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
WATERCOLORPAINTING.COM: Learning Center  
WATERCOLORS:  The World's Finest Guide to Watercolor Painting
WEBMUSEUM,Paris: visit the Artists Index & Famous Paintings Exhibition
WOMEN IN ART: 500 Years of Portraits of Women in Western Art (Video - see below)

WORLD ART Treasures: Fifteen Itineraries
WORLD WIDE ARTS Resources: comprehensive listing

GROWING THINGS: GARDENING AND LANDSCAPING NEW

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American Floral Endowment Research Database Links
Backyard Gardener 
Better Homes & Gardens' Gardening Index

Better Homes & Gardens' Guide to Gardening  
Burpee’s Seeds and Plants 
Butterflies North and South - butterfly habitat, how to attract butterflies to your garden
Clemson University Home & Garden Information Center  
Cultivated Gardener: gardening tips, advice, more 
Cyndi's Catalog of Gardening Catalogs: links to catalogs, critter advice, regional advice, more
DC Herbarium (Smithsonian Museum of Natural History) & Search Page for VA/MD/DC
Duh, Plants: Getting Started with Gardening for the Black Thumbed
Encyclopedia of Plants by Common Names  
EveryRose: The Rose Reference Database - searchable, browseable
Garden Club of Virginia Horticulture Blog: Updates from Members
Garden Gate Magazine: Design - Tips - Basics - Projects - Plants - Current Issue

Garden Guides: Gardeners'Growing Resource
Garden Link includes helpful "garden tools" you'll need
Gardener's Guide to Global Warming from the National Wildlife Foundation
Gardening and Health from the Virginia Cooperative Extension
Gardening Forever - a great resource for aging baby boomers!
Guide to Trees and Shrubs of Virginia  
HelpMeFind Roses: Browse lists, or search!  
Hortiplex Database: plant images, data, resource links, searchable!
How to Know the Earth's Plants and Animals: searchable online
How to Plant a Tree from WikiHow 
Internet Directory for Botany: Gardening 
Months: Nature, Seasons and Gardening: Michael P. Garofalo
Monticello: The Vegetable Garden
Missouri Botanical Garden Library Rare Books Botanical Prints: Search or Browse  

MyIdealGarden: from thinking to planning to reality!
Key to Leaves of Virginia Trees

OSU Pocket Gardener for your Palm Pilot

Plant Hardiness Maps from the USDANEW
Plants for a Future - rare and unusual plants, large database
Poinsettia Pages - University of Illinois Extension
Propagating Old Roses from the Texas Rose Rustlers
Spirit of Gardening Quotes - a wonderful resource
Time Life House Plant Pavilion
Timeless Roses: Online Rose Gardening Resource
VA Cooperative Extension's Consumer Horticulture 
WebGarden from Ohio State University
Weekend Gardener: Official Seed Starting Page
 
Writer and the Garden
: From the British Library exhibit

WWW Virtual Library's Gardening Links 
Yard Care: Learn more to mow more!

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